BRASELTON, Ga. – The Lady Roadrunners were one player short of sweeping the All-Tournament team while carding a 314 (+26) team score to win the AAC Fall Preview at Chateau Elan Golf Club in Braselton on Tuesday.
Dalton State shot 616 (+40) for the tournament to win by 20 strokes over 2nd place Milligan (Tenn.) (363 +60).
Tennessee Wesleyan (652, +76) finished in 3rd, while Truett McConnell (Ga.) (655, +79) came in 4th. Tournament host, Brenau (Ga.) (674, +98) rounded out the top 5.
Freshman Mailey Buzzell led the way winning medalist honors by four strokes over Michaela Lindahl of Milligan (Tenn.) with a final round 77 (+5). Sydney Hermann soared up the leaderboard after a round of 76 (+4) to finish tied for third with teammate Isabel Rijos at 11-over. Rijos posted a final round 82 (+10) on Tuesday.
Cameron Daniel made it four Lady Roadrunners in the top 5 with a 5th place finish after carding 79 (+7). The last Lady Bird in the five-person lineup, Megan Donahue, shot 82 (+10) to finish tied for 20th.
The Lady Roadrunner individuals in the tournament, Katelyn Skiffen and Hanna Bullard, both came away with top 15 finishes. Bullard hit the top 10 with a tie for 9th overall at 16-over after a round of 76 (+4), while Skiffen finished a solo 11th at 17-over.
Coach Jim McGraw offered the following comments, "I am extremely proud of our team. Winning is always hard and to play the way we did over two days and get the win is a great feeling."
"Extremely proud of Mailey on her first collegiate win. She has had a great Fall and this is the exclamation point."
"Proud of Isabel, Sydney and Cameron on their All-Tournament selections."
"Anytime you place four players on the All-Tournament team you know it was a great tournament."
"It has been a good Fall and we look forward to playing Nob (North) in two weeks to finish out our Fall season."
The Lady Birds will tee it up again in two weeks when they finish out their Fall schedule in the ALC Eagle Invitational at Nob North Golf Course in Dalton on November 2 & 3.